The beginning of December brought about the 2nd annual North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild (NCCBG) Technical Conference & Meeting, held in Winston-Salem. Over 400 brewing industry members, including 90 breweries, and an additional 70 breweries …More
- On my way to Louisville for the Kentucky Guild of Brewers meeting.
- Migrating to the wintery north for the 2016 MI Brewers Guild Winter Conference today.
- Off to Gulfport for the Mississippi Brewers Guild meeting today.
- Off to Winston-Salem today for the NCBG 2015 Tech Conference.
- Joining the Ohio Craft Brewers Association for member education and meeting at Platform Beer Co today.
- Headed to 2015 Montana Brewers Association Conference in Missoula today!
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In mid-November, Melissa Corbin became the first full-time executive director of the Vermont Brewers Association (VBA)–the craft brewery nonprofit membership organization based in Burlington. The VBA was founded in 1996 to promote and strengthen the culture of craft brewing in Vermont through marketing, educating and advocating for Vermont made beer. The state is home to …More
Last year, Ohio’s 110 craft brewers produced 1.2+ million barrels of beer. This makes them the forth largest state for overall production, and at 4.7 gallons per adult, tenth for per capita consumption. According to the Brewers Association, the Ohio craft brewing …More
With the October leaves painting the hills, I landed in Missoula earlier this month for the Montana Brewers Association (MBA) Fall Conference. Over two days, Montana brewers came together to network and elevate their knowledge …More
The Washington Brewers Guild (WBG) recently announced the hire of Annie McGrath as the guild’s full-time executive director. Annie joins the WBG with a very strong political background and over a decade of experience working …More
Each August in Madison, Wis., the guilds from the 11 states that participate in the Great Taste of the Midwest festival are invited to join a regional gathering. This was the fourth year for this meeting. The gathering began when Wisconsin …More
I recently attended the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild’s (ICBG) third quarter meeting, held in the far west corn field-covered suburbs of Plainfield, Ill. at Nevin’s Brewing. The ICBG, founded in 1997, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and …More
The Arkansas Brewers Guild has announced their first annual Arkansas Brewers Conference & Festival to be held Saturday, July 18. The event will be hosted in Little Rock at the Arkansas State Fair Complex and is …More
This June, Rob Fullmer, executive director of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild (ACBG), accepted the award for the “Best Grassroots Campaign” from the Arizona Capitol Times. This award is a result of the guild’s work to …More
July 1 marks the departure of Tony Herbert after nearly seven years as executive director at the Montana Brewers Association (MBA). Tony supported multiple sessions of legislation, including: 2009: Passed legislation increasing ABV for beer to 14%, up from a cap …More